We broke a 55-year-old cold record already this morning when the thermometer slipped to zero by 3:30 a.m. The low could fall to -4 by daybreak.
That prompted several school districts to close or operate on delays. Much warmer, spring-like conditions are ahead next week! Tune in at 5:30 a.m. for the latest forecast from meteorologist Frank Marzullo.
Stories you missed overnight and ones you can watch on FOX19 NOW Morning News:
Reporter Jessica Brown is live outside the federal courthouse in Downtown Cincinnati, where a hearing will be held later this morning to decide if FOX19 NOW can air anchor Tricia Macke's exclusive interview Thursday with U.S. Capitol bombing suspect Christopher Cornell. One of his defense attorneys doesn't want the public to hear the hour-long piece and is trying to block the story. Be sure to watch throughout the morning for developments on this breaking story.
Reporter Miranda Del Pozo is live at U.S. Bank Arena, where the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus opened Thursday with elephants in the act. The circus announced this week the animals will be phased out by 2018. Tune in at 5:30 a.m. to see why the elephants won't be retired sooner and if other animals will be pulled from the tour.
You won't want to miss today's guests:
Trying to boost your credit score? Be sure to watch at 7:50 a.m. FOX19 NOW financial analyst Nathan Bachrach will explain how you need to do more than just pay your bills on time. He also has tips on how to price-track your family's favorite foods to save money!
What are the most anticipated movies of the Spring? Tune in at 8:15 a.m. CityBeat movie critic T.T. Stern-Enzi is previewing upcoming releases.
Tune in at 8:45 a.m. when Frank braves the bitter cold to visit the penguins at the Cincinnati Zoo!
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